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Ghada Amer
(Egyptian, 1963)
 
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Ghada Amer
Born in 1963, Cairo, Egypt
Lives and works in New York, US

Education
1989      MFA in Painting, Villa Arson, Nice, France

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2018
Love is a Difficult Blue: Ghada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa 
Ghada Amer, Cheim & Read, New York, US
Dark Continent, CCC OD, Tours, France
Cactus Painting, CCC OD, Tours, France
Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, Texas, US

2016
Ghada Amer, Kewenig, Berlin, Germany

2015
Ghada Amer: Earth. Love. Fire, Dubai, India

2014
Rainbow Girls, Cheim & Read, New York, US

2013       
Référence à Elle, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2012       
Ghada Amer, Musee d’Art Contemporain de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
The Other I, Ghada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh, Tina Kim Gallery, New York, US

2011       
100 Words of Love, Cheim & Read, New York, US
No Romance: Ghada Amer, Reza Farkhondeh and Collaborative Work, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

2010       
The Gardens Next Door: Ghada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh, Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon, Portugal
Color Misbehavior, Cheim & Read, New York, US

2009       
Failing Shahrazad, Dirimart, Istanbul, Turkey
Roses Off LimitsGhada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh, Pace Prints Chelsea, New York, US

2008       
Ghada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh: Collaborative Drawings, Tina Kim Gallery, New York, US
Ghada Amer – Reza Farkhondeh: A New Collaboration on Paper, Singapore Tyler Institute, Singapore
Love Has No End, Elisabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum, New York, US

2007       
Ghada Amer & Reza Farkhondeh, Collaborative Drawings, Kukje Gallery, Seoul traveled to Tina Kim Gallery, New York, US
Ghada Amer, Another Spring, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Ghada Amer, curated by D. Eccher, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome, Italy
An Indigestible Dessert: Ghada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh, Francesca Minini Gallery, Milan, Italy
Le Salon Courbé, Francesca Minini, Milan, Italy

2006       
Ghada Amer, Breathe Into Me, Gagosian Gallery, Chelsea, New York, US 
Ghada Amer: Paintings & RFGA Drawings (curated by J. Poodt), The Stedlijk Museum, 'S-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

2004       
Ghada Amer, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, California, US
Ghada Amer, curated by Teresa Millet, Institut Valencià d’Art Modern, Valencia, Spain

2003       
Forefront 45: Ghada Amer, curated by L.D. Freiman, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, US
 Ghada Amer, Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia, Italy

2002       
Ghada Amer, Gagosian Gallery, London, UK
Ghada Amer, curated by S. Bos, De Appel Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Works by Ghada Amer, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California, US 

2001       
Encyclopedia of Pleasure, Deitch Projects, New York, US
Reading Between the Threads, curated by Selene Wendt, Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo traveled to Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf, ; Bildmuseet, University of Umeå, Umeå, Sweden
Ghada Amer: Pleasure, curated by Valerie Cassel, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, Texas, US

2000       
Ghada Amer, curated by A.J. Laferrière, Centre Culturel Contemporain, Tours, France
Ghada Amer Drawings, Anadil Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel
Intimate Confessions, Deitch Projects, New York ; traveled to Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv; Kunst-Werke, Berlin, Germany

1999       
Ghada Amer, curated by Margarita Aizpuru, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville, Spain

1998       
Ghada Amer, Annina Nosei Gallery, New York, US

1997       
Ghada Amer, Espace Karim Francis, Cairo, Egypt

1996       
Ghada Amer, Annina Nosei Gallery, New York, US

1994       
Ghada Amer, Centre Jules Verne, Brétigny-sur-Orge, France

1993       
Ghada Amer, Galerie Météo, Paris, France

1992       
Ghada Amer, Hôpital Ephémère, Paris, France

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017                
Entangled: Threads and Making, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK

2016                
In Context: Africans in America, Goodman Gallery and Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
Looking at the World Around You, Contemporary Works from Qatar Museums, Santander Art Gallery, Boadilla del Monte, Madrid, Spain
Making Art Dance - Artists Donate Work To Benefit The Armitage Gone! Dance New Works Fund, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, US

2015                
Le fil rouge, Espace Louis Vuitton, Munich in collaboration with Espace Louis Vuitton Paris and Tokyo
Ghada Amer, Trisha Baga, Robin Cameron, Joanne Greenbaum, Pam Lins, Alice Makler, David Salle, Artist-in-Residency, The Jane Hartsook Gallery, Greenwich House Pottery, New York, US
The Worlds Turned Upside Down. Contemporary art and folk cultures, MONS 2015 European Capital of Culture, Brussels, Belgium        

2014                
The Divine Comedy, curated by Simon Njami, Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main ; traveled to Savannah College of Art and Design, Georgia; Smithsonian National Museum for African Art, Washington D.C., US
Seeing Through The Light, selection from the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Collection, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe, Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York; traveled to Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque ; Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs (9/4/2015 – 1/3/2016); Currier Museum, Manchester, UK
Songs of Loss and Songs of Love, Oum Kalthoum and Lee Nan-Young, curated by Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea

2013      
4.Biennial of Thessaloniki, Greece. Chief Curator, Adelina von Furstenberg
Sculptures, Villa Datris, Fondation Pour La Sculpture Contemporaine– L’Isle sur la Sorgue
Earth Matters, National Museum for African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., US

2012      
Tea For Nefertiti, Arab Museum of Doha, Doha, Qatar, UAE. Travelled to: Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France
Prism – Drawing from 1990-2011, The National Museum of Art,Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway
Le Corps Découvert, Institut du monde arabe, Paris, France
The Mediterranean Approach, SESC Pinheiros, São Paulo, Brazil

2011       
The Women in Our Life: A Fifteen Year Anniversary Exhibition, Cheim & Read, New York, US
The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

2010     
Residua, Maraya Art Center , Sharjah, UAE
Told, Untold, Retold, The Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Qatar, UAE

2009       
Against exclusion, 3rd Moscow Biennial, Garage Center of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
Elles @ centrepompidou, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

2008       
Prospects 1, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, Louisian, US

2007       
Global Feminisms, Brooklyn Museum, New York. Traveled to Wellesley College, Wellesley, US

2006       
Without Boundary, Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
Zones of Contact, Biennial of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

2005       
Centre of Gravity , Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Turkey
Here Comes the Sun, Magasin 3, Stockholm Konsthall, Sweden
Always a Little Further, 51st International Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy

2004       
Africa Remix Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany. Traveled to Hayward Gallery, London, UK; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France; Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan and Moderna Museet Stockholm, Sweden
Hommage à Georges Pompidou: Parcours dans les Collections du Musée d’Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou,Paris, France

2003       
Harem Fantasies and the New Scheherazades, Centro de Cultura Contemporanea de Barcelona,Barcelona, Spain
Looking Both Ways: Art of the Contemporary African Diaspora, Museum of African Art, Long Island City, US
Travelled to: Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA, USA; Cranbrook Academy of Art, Detroit, MI, USA; City Art Center, Edimbourough, Scothland; Museum of African Diaspora, San Francisco, US
Il Racconto del Filo: Ricamo e cucito nell’arte contemporanea, Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Roverto, Roverto, Italy

2001       
The Short Century, Museum Village Stuck, Munich, Germany. Traveled to Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois, USA and PS1 Long Island City, New York, US

2000       
Greater New York: New Art in New York Now, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, US
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US
Man and Space, Kwangju Biennial 2000, Kwangju, Korea
Partage d’Exotismes, 5th Biennale d’Art Contemporain de Lyon, Halle Tony Garnier, Lyon, France

1999       
APERTO Over All, 48th International Art Exhibition, Biennale di Venezia, Italy
Looking for a Place, Third International Site Santa Fe Biennial, Santa Fe, US

1998       
Echolot , Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
L’Envers du Décor, Dimensions Décoratives dans l’Art du XXème Siècle, Musée d’Art Moderne  LilleMétropole, Villeneuve d’Ascq, France

1997       
Vraiment Féminisme et Art , Le Magasin Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble,  Grenoble, France
Alternating Currents, 2nd Johannesburg Biennial, Johannesburg, South Africa

1996       
The Sense of Order, Moderne Galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia

1995       
Orient/ation, The Vision of Art in a Paradoxical World, 4th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey

1992       
I Love Paris, Hôpital Ephémère, Paris, France

Selected Public and Private Collections
Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, UAE
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, US
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, US
Brooklyn Museum, New York, US
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, , US
Fond National d’Art Contemporain (FNAC) Paris,France
Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain (FRAC), Auvergne,France
Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain (FRAC), Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, France
Hood Art Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, US
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, US
Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
LaM Museum, Lille Métropole Musée d’Art Moderne,d’Art Contemporain et d’Art Brut
Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf, Germany
Neuberger Berman Art Collection, New York, US
Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany
Samsung Museum, Seoul, Korea
Speed Art Museum, Louisville, US
Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel